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  • The Celestia Project: Vision for the Future

    Celestia ProjectEarth Day 2015 is just around the corner, and this year Resilient Virginia shares an inspirational vision of the future through our exclusive sneak peak of the ebook on The Celestia Project, which will be unveiled officially by Green Builder magazine on this Earth Day.

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  • Georgetown Climate Center

    logo-georgetown_climate_centerThe nonpartisan Georgetown Climate Center seeks to advance effective climate, energy, and transportation policies in the United States—policies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help communities adapt to climate change. The Center also seeks to ensure that national climate and energy policy is informed by lessons from existing state efforts and that national policies maintain an ongoing role for state innovation and implementation.

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  • The Mitigation and Adaptation Research Institute (MARI)

    logo-MARIClimate change and sea-level rise pose unprecedented threats to communities across the world, especially the heavily-populated urban coasts. There is increasing evidence that the changes anticipated for the 21st Century will push the climate outside the range known to civilization and into a phase of much greater variability. This will challenge decision-making in all societal sectors, and it will require a new level of preparedness to mitigate the impacts ... Read more…

  • Rebuild by Design

    Rebuild by Design was conceived as a HUD competition to respond to Superstorm Sandy’s devastation in the United States’ northeast region. Initiated by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Presidential Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, Rebuild by Design connects the world’s most talented researchers and designers with the Sandy-affected area’s active businesses, policymakers and local groups to better understand how to redevelop their communities in environmentally and economically healthier ways and ... Read more…

  • Resilient Design Institute

    The Resilient Design Institute (RDI) creates solutions that enable buildings and communities to survive and thrive in the face of climate change, natural disasters and other disruptions.

    Visit the Resilient Design Institute at

    Read the Resilient Design Institute blog at

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  • U.S. Green Building Council

    logo-USGBCThe U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) believes we must continuously look over the horizon to foreseeable and unforeseeable crises and see what plans are on the table, what preparations need to be made and what assets are in place. And when these tragedies do occur, we need to deploy the resources and assistance to help communities recover smarter, greener and better.

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  • NIST’s Disaster Resilient Systems Program

    The objective of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Disaster Resilient Systems Program is to develop and deploy advances in measurement science to enhance the resilience of buildings and infrastructure to natural and manmade hazards.

    Visit NIST’s Disaster Resilient Systems Program website at

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